Firefighters

Volunteer Firefighters Stage Unexpected Walkout In Kanawha County

Several volunteer firefighters with the Tyler Mountain Volunteer Fire Department staged a walkout Monday. Other county agencies are now working to pick up the slack.

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Memorial Service Will Honor 2 Fallen W.Va. Firefighters

Two West Virginia firefighters died in the line of duty in 2023. A memorial service in Emmitsburg, Maryland next week will honor their legacies, as well as those fallen firefighters from across the nation.

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Firefighters Receive One-Time Legislative Funding, EMS Gets Zero

Many counties cannot raise enough money to properly fund their Emergency Medical Services, even though the state has a $1.8 billion dollar budget surplus.  Most ambulance agencies are either non-profit or private entities that receive little, or no funding from state, county and local governments.

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First Medal of Valor Awards Granted To Seven First Responders

Seven first responders received the state’s first round of Medal of Valor awards during a ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

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